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Jordan Macey (born 1983) is an Australian professional rugby union player, currently based in the Australian Capital Territory, having previously played for Melrose in Scotland.

Early lifeEdit

Macey grew up in Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, where he played rugby league for the Port Macquarie Sharks, before signing to play with the Wests Tigers.

Rugby careerEdit

Macey played as a fullback for the West Magpies in the NSW premier league competition. In 2005 he signed to play with the Manly Sea Eagles in the NRL. His NRL career was cut short following a freak training incident involving head coach Des Hasler.[1]

While out injured Macey signed a contract with Northern Suburbs in Sydney’s club rugby competition. Macey was also a Squad member of the Central Coast Rays in the Australian Rugby Championship in 2007.[2]

In 2008 Macey joined Scottish premier team Melrose[3][4] and won the Scottish Cup, also being nominated for Scottish Player of the Year.[5]

International careerEdit

Macey represented the Australian Sevens team in 2006.[6]

CurrentEdit

Macey is currently playing in the Shute Shield competition for Warringah Rugby Club and for the Queanbeyan Kangaroos.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gaskin, Lee. "Roos bring back Macey's passion for passion". Canberra Times (online). Fairfax. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Fleet sails to first ARC win". Fox Sports (online). Fox. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  3. ^ Reid, Alasdair. "Holders Melrose march on in Scottish Hydro Electric Cup". The Telegraph (online). Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  4. ^ "First half Melrose masterclass wins Cup". Scottish Rugby. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Harkness named top Borderer". The Scotsman. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  6. ^ "New faces in Australian Sevens Squad". ESPN Scrum. ESPN. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  7. ^ Tuxworth, John. "Jordan Macey second-half blitz inspires Roos to win over the Scholars". The Sydney Morning Herald (online). Fairfax.